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Documentary on the Most Famous Fashion Photographer Alive: Mario Testino

Mario Testino is without a doubt one of the most famous fashion and portrait photographers currently alive. He has worked for the biggest magazines …

How to Start Taking Selfies That Are Actually Decent

<i>What are some tips for taking selfies? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mira Zaslove, shutterbug, on Quora.</b><p>Selfies are tough, because you are both the model and the photographer. Generally, …

Quick Tip: How to Fix Uneven Eyes in Photoshop

Here’s a quick how-to that will probably come in handy sometime down the road for every portrait photographer. Have you ever shot a portrait where …

Meet the photographer whose colorful food gradients has turned her into an Instagram phenomenon

Brittany Wright is more than just a food stylist, she is an artist.<p>The Seattle-based photographer's viral Instagram account, a visual diary of images noted for its organizational eye for color gradients in food, is proof of this. On her page, The Wright Kitchen, you will find dozens of photographs …

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The women at the frontline of documentary photography

As with a lot of professions traditionally deemed as masculine, women have often been written out of the history of documentary photography, especially when they choose to report on war and conflict. Despite this, there are plenty of women who put risk aside in order to go to the frontline of …

Photography

6 Photographers Prove That Customer Experience Is All About Marketing

How our perception truly does become our reality.<p>Every successful business builds a product twice. The first build happens in the office, in the studio, or on the factory floor. At the end of that process, the company will have something that people can touch and use and enjoy: a piece of software, …

The Voice of Image: Exploring the Psychology of Photography

<i>The eye should learn to listen before it looks.</i> - Robert Frank<p>Jo-Anne McArthur is a Toronto-based photojournalist whose work spans a vast range of …

Photojournalism

Performing for the Camera review – pain, passport photos and genital panic

<b>Tate Modern, London</b><br>From a femmed-up Marcel Duchamp to Joseph Beuys in a fisherman’s vest, there is plenty of humour in this survey of artists acting up for the lens – but it’s the theatre of ordinary life that moves the most<p>Some 17 years ago, I sat in a chair and watched the artist Jemima Stehli …

Marcel Duchamp

60 Minutes Profiles Rock Photographer Danny Clinch

This evening’s episode of CBS’s <i>60 Minutes</i> featured a profile of famed rock photographer <b>Danny Clinch</b>. Anderson Cooper was the correspondent for the …

4 Advanced Uses Of Luminosity Masks For Creating Beautiful Images

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

Tutorial: Lightroom’s HDR Photo Merge and a Look at Its Pros and Cons

HDR photo merging has been around for a while, but only recently has it been implemented inside Adobe’s Lightroom. In this article I will show a …

These Spectacular Nature Photos 'Evoke A Sense Of Time & Origins'

Prepare to be filled with awe.<p>A new exhibition featuring the work of celebrated nature photographer Frans Lanting aims to tell the natural history of Earth -- from the first stirrings of life to the incredible biodiversity seen on our planet today.<p>"My mission was to create images of nature -- from …

Photographers

I Seek For Balance, Communion With Mother Nature And With Oneself

I’m gonna tell you a story of a true unity, harmony and peace. Dive into my world of pure energy, where nature merges with humans, creating the …

Dragon battles & tiny octopuses: A sneak peek at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest

From microscopic organisms to beautiful birds, we've posted our fair share of amazing wildlife photographs from all corners of the planet ... but …

Dynamic Range Photography Explained | Expert photography blogs, tip, techniques, camera reviews

If you’ve ever had to take a photograph on a bright sunny day, chances are pretty high that you would have lost detail, possibly in the shadows or in …

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

6 Creative Ways To Use And Modify Ambient Light

Ambient light is my favorite when it comes to lighting subjects. This is mostly due to the fact that it is the most natural looking light you can …

10 Things to Check Off Before Flying Your Drone for the First Time

Drones present an exciting new world of possibilities for photographers looking to explore and capture their world. Never before has aerial …

Advantages and Disadvantages of High Speed Sync

This video from <i>The Slanted Lens</i> demonstrates a secret that pro photographers use often. This is a trick that most amateur photographer would pay …

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Composite Photography Lighting Tips

Composite photography is becoming increasingly popular for commercial use and as interest rises in the technique, so does the talent behind the …

TV Culture in the United Arab Emirates - Photographs and text by Jaime Puebla | LensCulture

<i>Jaime Puebla is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is his winning entry and artist’s statement. View his profile to learn more about him and to see more of his great work.</i><p>This …

Next Level Techniques for Advanced Beginners

You’ve been bitten by the photography bug – it’s not an actual insect, but you know what I mean. After the salesman pried that hard-earned money from …

Photography

How To Create The Film Look In Lightroom Without Presets

You’ve probably come across presets for Lightroom that claim to create the film look on your pictures. And while some really do the job, most of the …

Take Your Photography to the Next Level with Tethered Shooting

We’re excited to share that our friends at Tether Tools and the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) have come together to create the …

Photography

Seven Keys to Starting with Flash Photography

For anyone starting out in photography, a flash gun is one of the earliest pieces of equipment we aspire to. Problem is, it can all be a bit daunting …

Noise Stacking – How to Shoot at High ISO Without the Noise

Shooting with a high ISO sensitivity naturally creates noisy images. We all know that. And removing that noise in post-production is difficult and …

Tutorials

Why We Should Embrace Beginner’s Mind in Photography

Berkeley, 2015“If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything, it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, …

Street Photography